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Mourning Virgin from a Crucifixion Group

Date:
1450–75
Geography:
Made in Touraine, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Walnut with traces of paint
Dimensions:
Overall: 56 x 17 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. (142.2 x 44.5 x 36.8 cm) Base: 1 1/4 x 17 3/4 x 16 5/8 in. (3.2 x 45.1 x 42.2 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Wood
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1916
Accession Number:
16.32.184
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 305
The figure of Saint John from the same group is in the Musée du Louvre, Paris.
Originally in the Abbey of Baugerais and later in church of Loché-sur-Indrois (Indre-et-Loire).; Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York
Breck, Joseph, and Meyric R. Rogers. The Pierpont Morgan Wing: A Handbook. 1st ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1925. p. 137, fig. 77.

Breck, Joseph, and Meyric R. Rogers. The Pierpont Morgan Wing: A Handbook. 2nd ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1929. p. 137, fig. 77.

Wixom, William D. Treasures from Medieval France. Cleveland: Cleveland Museum of Art, 1967. no. VII-2, pp. 296-97, 382-83.



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